The Minister of Information Communication and Technology, Emma Theofelus and fellow Member of Parliament, Inna Hengari have been named on Avance Media’s 2023 100 Most Influential Young Africans list (8th Edition) that was released today. The list feature other high profile young Africans including global economist Bogolo Kenewendo, actress BimboContinue Reading

…partnerships with Namibia among others could benefit from purse The President of the European Commission (EC) Ursula von der Leyen has announced new investments into the hydrogen industry, including €2.2 billion (about N$45 billion) worth of funding reserved for the spring of 2024. During a speech at the European HydrogenContinue Reading

The price of potatoes in Namibia particular saw a significant surge of 40% y/y, compared to the 1.4% y/y recorded in October 2022, the latest inflation report by Simonis Storm reveals. This rise can be attributed to Namibia’s heavy reliance on imports for its potatoes which has driven up theContinue Reading

Niche industrial pumping solution company Verder Pumps South Africa has confirmed that it will be expanding its footprint and network in Namibia and Kenya with two new distribution partners – Aqua Services and Engineering(ASE) in Namibia and Kubtech Engineering Services(KES) based in Nairobi, Kenya – which boast large clientele basesContinue Reading

The Namibian Stock Exchange (NSX) celebrated a momentous and long-awaited project with the Go-Live of the bond trading system on 13 October 2023.  The CEO of the NSX, Tiaan Bazuin, stated the following: “The NSX is very pleased with the addition of our own bond trading system, to enhance theContinue Reading

French energy giant TotalEnergies is going full steam ahead with its multi-well appraisal and exploration drilling programme in Namibia with two rigs. The oil major embarked on this drilling campaign after the Venus light oil discovery in Block 2913B (PEL 56) located in the Orange Basin, offshore southern Namibia. NamibiaContinue Reading

The Business and Intellectual Property Authority’s (BIPA) Chief Executive Officer, Vivienne Katjiuongua and the Intellectual Property Services Executive, Ainna Kaundu, have been appointed to two of the top decision-making committees of the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) during the 64th Assemblies of WIPO Member States that took place between 6Continue Reading

Verna Sinimbo, deputy minister of industrialisation and trade, has called for strengthened cooperation between Business and Intellectual Property Authority (BIPA) and its sister organisation, China National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA) especially in areas of patent examination and digitalisation of the business processes. Sinimbo was addressing delegates at the BIPA andContinue Reading